The Internet plays an important role in how people learn, communicate, do business and go about their daily lives. We advise the Australian Government about all Australians having access to high-quality, reliable and affordable Internet services.

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Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
Consultation has begun on the Government’s proposed Online Safety Bill.
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
The Australian Broadband Advisory Council will explore ways to maximise the benefits of high-speed connectivity.
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
New analysis shows Australia's fixed broadband performs strongly on key indicators.
Internet: NBN, Online safety, consumer safeguards. Internet
The new report examines trends across key sectors of the economy in response to COVID-19.

Policies (Internet)

Online content regulation

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Illegal and offensive online content is regulated through the Online Content Scheme under Schedule 5 and 7 of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 through a complaints-based mechanism. The Scheme is designed to protect consumers, particularly children, from exposure to inappropriate or harmful material....

Current consultations